Roseville Art Pottery
In 1890, George F. Young founded the Roseville Pottery Corporation in Roseville, Ohio, as a utility ware manufacturer. The move was a risky one—Roseville was home to a cluster of other pottery companies all competing in the same crowded market, but Roseville slowly gained a foothold. By 1897 it owned two plants, and in 1898 Roseville moved to Zanesville, Ohio, the center of the Ohio pottery industry and home to competitors such as the J. B....